Our Voices

A Letter to a Friend in Gaza

Roni Keidar, 28 October 2013

Written following the recent rocket attacks from Gaza and the IDF strikes there

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My Trip with Ayman

Bar Heffetz, 2 October 2013  

Driving Ayman, one of our Palestinian partners, from Gaza to the Jordan border crossing, revealed the terrible bureaucracy of occupation, but also left me optimistic about relations with our Gazan neighbors

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A Prayer for Yom Kippur

Liora Eilon, 17 September 2013

"Today, when I look towards Gaza City, I long for the day when I would be able to sit with people my age there and talk about their and our experiences." Liora Eilon writes of her Memories from Yom Kippur War and of the hope for s different future

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Don’t Give Up!

August 2013

In a letter to Israeli ministers and MKs, Other Voice member Dr. Julia Chaitin urged them to do the maximum for the success of the dialogue with the Palestinian Authority. In reply, Labor Party Chairman Yachimovich's office stated that "it is important that the citizens of Israel – like you – consider themselves responsible for the dialogue's success."

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Move On to a Better Future
Roni Keidar, July 25 2013
Today our voice is heard and talks are about to commence without preconditions. Will our leaders, on both sides of the conflict, be open minded enough to arise and conduct negotiations, when both are listening to one another, really determined to reach an understanding?

Gaza-Sderot: Now Let’s Talk

Soul, Gaza, 29 December 2012

"In my opinion, there is no military solution for this conflict, not on the Palestinian side, not on the Israeli side. It’s not about who can win militarily. I refuse to commit another generation of Palestinians and Israelis to thinking either side can win by the use of force."

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Letter to the Parents of Rachel Corrie

Other Voice, 28 August 2012

"We, the members of Other Voice, remain deeply touched by Rachel's courageous actions and her aspirations to defend human rights."

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Letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Other Voice, 30 April 2010

"The next cycle of violence in our area is just a matter of time. Once again, our lives and their lives will become a nightmare. The siege is causing unjustifiable damage and suffering for a million and a half people."

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